Australia's Best Meat Pie Is Found In Country Victoria - Again!

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One of the best things to do on an Aussie road trip is to taste the local cuisine, and we all know that means MEAT PIES! My theory is that the smaller the town, the better the meat pie, which is why it's no surprise that Australia's greatest pie can be found in the little old town of Kyneton, hidden away in the Victorian Macedon Ranges. 

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The Baking Association of Australia held its annual pie and pastie competition early last year and the crown of Australia’s Best Pie went to Country Cob Bakery for the third year running!

In 2019 it was their Caramelised Pork and Pepper Pie which took the glory (developed by bakery co-owners brothers Ryan and Chan Khun, in a nod to their Cambodian heritage.) In 2020, their flaky Pepper Beef Pie took out the crown, making it the current champ. The 5 times gold medallist was also deemed Australia's Best Flavor Beef Pie.

Best Australian pastie again went to Jo Jo’s Gluten Free Goodies, also in the small Victorian town of Kernot. Their roasted vegetable pastie also took out the best gluten-free pastie category. 

Australia's Best Pies and Pasties

If you want to try all of the winners, why not make these pit stops part of your next road trip itinerary. Hello bucket list!

Plain Mince Beef PieCountry Cob Bakery

Plain Chunky Beef PieMaleny Bakery 

Beef Flavoured PieCountry Cob Bakery – Pepper Pie

Vegetarian PieCountry Cob Bakery – Curry Cauliflower, Chickpea, Lentil & Pea

Seafood PieFour Seasons Patisserie Bakery – Malasian Seafood Pie

Poultry PieBel’s Gordon Street Bakery – Chicken Cajun

Gourmet PieCountry Cob Bakery - American BBQ Whiskey Pork & Quail Egg

Gluten Free PieMountain High Pies – Lamb Shiraz

Apprentice Plain Mince Beef PieFour Seasons Patisserie – by Tran Le

Traditional PastieFerguson Plarre

 Gourmet PastieFerguson Plarre – Beef & Porcini Mushroom with Parmesan Mash 

 Vegetarian PastieBels Gordon Street Bakery – Spinach & Three Cheese

 Gluten Free PastieJo Jo's Gluten Free - Roast Vegetable Pastie 

 Apprentice Traditional PastieEmma’s – Marie Jackson

And if you have a lot of time on your hands, you can check out all of the medal winners.

More Tasty Inspiration

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